|Author :||Walter G. Austin, Ph.D., CPA|
|CPE Credits :||6.0|
|IRS Credits :||0|
|Passing Score :||70%|
|Primary Subject-Field Of Study:||
Administrative Practice - Consulting Services for Course Id 350
This course covers the process to be used when the CPA firm adds the service of Financial Planning for their clients. It encompasses the areas of expertise needed by the CPA to be a professional Financial Planner. Coverage of the areas of the financial plan is provided through basic discussion of the concepts, theories, and definitions involved in the financial planning process. Guidelines are provided for the CPAs implementation of the financial planning process from the data gathering through the implementation of the financial plan to the periodic reviews.
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|Experience Level :||Overview|
|Additional Contents :||Complete, no additional material needed|
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|Advance Preparation :||Should have familiarity with formulas and functions|
|Delivery Method :||Self-Study|
|Intended Participants :||Anyone needing Continuing Professional Education (CPE)|
|Revision Date :||10-Aug-2015|
|NASBA Course Declaration :||Participants must complete the final examination within one year of purchase and with a minimum passing grade of 70% or better to receive CPE credit unless otherwise noted on the Course History page (i.e. California Ethics must score 90% or better). After logging in click on the Course History links on your My Courses page for the Begin date and Expire date for the Final Exam.|
|Approved Audience :||
NASBA QAS - NASBA Registry - 350
|Keywords :||Administrative Practice, Adding, Financial, Planning, Your, CPPractice, cpe, cpa, online course|
|Learning Objectives :||
Course Learning Objectives:1. Introduce the CPA to the process of financial planning as a segment of their business and the determining of the client's personal and financial goals (Unit One).
2. Examine the various kinds of risks associated with investing (Unit Two).
3. Identify details of the data-gathering portion of the engagement (Unit Three).
4. Determine recommendations for the client (Unit Four).
5. Examine the different kinds of life insurance available and the guidelines as to which may be appropriate for the client (Unit Five).
6. Discuss the investment choices for the client and the time frame involved (Unit Six).
|Course Contents :||
1. Engaging Client, Data-Gathering, and determining Goals
2. Various Risks Involved in Investing
3. Other Information Gathered
4. Determining Recommendations
5. Insurance Needs
6. Investment Selection